Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program

Community Food Projects should be designed to (1):
(A) meet the food needs of low-income people; (B) increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for their own food needs; and (C) promote comprehensive responses to local food, farm, and nutrition issues; and/or (2) meet specific state, local,

or neighborhood food and agriculture needs for (A) infrastructure improvement and development; (B) planning for long-term solutions; or (C) the creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.
Related Programs

Community Food Projects

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $5,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

K03
Food


Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Only private, nonprofit entities meeting the following three requirements are eligible to receive a CFP or PP grant: (a) have experience in the area of (i) community food work, particularly concerning small and medium-size farms, including the provision of food to people in low-income communities and the development of new markets in low-income communities for agricultural producers; or (ii) job training and business development activities for food-related activities in low-income communities; (b) demonstrate competency to implement a project, provide fiscal accountability, collect data, and prepare reports and other necessary documentation; and (c) demonstrate a willingness to share information with researchers, evaluators, practitioners, and other interested parties, including a plan for dissemination of results.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/community_food.html

Contact:
NIFA Help Desk Phone: 202-401-5048 Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

Agency Email Description:
If you have any questions related to preparing application content

Agency Email:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2012-10-15

Application Due Date:
2013-04-05

Archive Date:
2013-05-05


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